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Watch Haitian-American Jozy Altidore’s Painful Injury Against Ghana [GIF]

Watch Jozy Altidore's Painful Injury Against Ghana

United States Men’s National Team forward Jozy Altidore left Monday’s match with Ghana midway through the first half with a strained hamstring. Altidor had to be stretchered off in just the 20th minute. He was replaced by Aron Johannsson. Continue Reading →

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Haitian-Chilean Jean Beausejour Scores for Chile [GIF]

Haitian-Chilean Jean Beausejour Scores for Chile

Haitian-Chilean Jean Beausejour (#15) scored the 3rd goal for Chile during the 2014 World Cup game against Australia.

Beausejour was born in Santiago, the son of a Haitian father and a Chilean-Mapuche mother. He began his professional career at Universidad Católica in 2001 and has since played for several clubs.

In 2004 he signed a contract with Servette and stayed in Switzerland for a year before joining Grêmio in 2005 and then Gent in 2006. In 2007 he returned to Chile spending one year with Cobreloa before joining O’Higgins in 2008. [See the video below for the goal]

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Haitian American Teen Victoria Duval Wins First-Round Match at US Open

Haitian-American Teen Victoria Duval Wins First-Round Match at US Open

Seventeen year old Haitian American Victoria Duval scored her first victory in the main draw of a Grand Slam, and it was an impressive one. She beat 2011 U.S. Open champion Samantha Stosur, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 in a stressful battle of nerves.

“I think I played amazing today,” she said. “It was incredible. The whole match was just really an incredible match and I’m happy I pulled through.”

The former US Open champion was on the ropes in the third set, with Duval serving for the match up 5-4. But Stosur fought off two match points before Duval’s forehand winner buried the Aussie. Continue Reading →

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Haitian-American Soccer Star Jozy Altidore Launches Official Website

Haitian-American Soccer Star Jozy Altidore Launches Official Website

22 year-old Haitian-American soccer player has just launched his official website http://jozyaltidore.com. The website features links to social profiles, bio, photo gallery, news/media, his charitable foundation as well as sponsorship partners.

“I think it’s really important to utilize websites and social media outlets to your advantage as a professional athlete,” he told Mashable in an email written from the Netherlands, where he plays professionally. “It’s an easy way to give your fans, people you inspire and those who look up to you as a role model an opportunity to get to know you better on a more personal level.”

Jozy Altidore was dropped Monday from the U.S. roster for a pair of critical World Cup qualifiers after disappointing U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann in games and practice over the last year. Continue Reading →

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